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it out. >> thanks. we are following a developing story coming in from india where three explosions have rocked mumbai. the blast happened in a market, a crowded neighborhood, and a busy business street. 20 people are dead with more than 100 others injured. india was a minister calls the last part of a coordinated terror attack. no one has claimed responsibility. >> now, in this country, we turn to the latest in the debt showdown. once again tonight, a meeting at the white house to discuss the country's possible date with the fall. tonight, the house speaker says raising the debt ceiling by august 2 is a "crapshoot." this while other lawmakers push to make sure americans get paid they're military salaries and social security. john has the latest for us tonight. >> here is how frustrating the talks or raising the nation's credit limit has gotten. the negotiators are criticizing themselves. >> if these debt negotiations have convinced us of anything it is that we cannot leave it to politicians in washington to make the difficult decisions they need to get our fiscal house in order. >> an i
breaking news. >> breaking news from india where three explosions have rocked mumbai. the blast happened in a crowded market neighborhood and business district. at least 17 people have been killed and eight others injured in the attacks. it video from the scene at showed some of the damage from the explosions. we will have more information on of the story as it develops and keep you posted. nearly 20 years after 9/11, passengers are still not safe. that is the word from a stunning new congressional investigation which shows that thousands of people have managed to slip through airport security. brianne carter is live at reagan national airport to explain what is going wrong. >> according to this latest report, a security breach affected each of 170,000 passengers for the last decade the tsa says that these numbers can be misleading. this comes days after an issue warning by the tsa and months before the anniversary of the september 11 attacks. at airports across the country screenings and searches, the signs of the billions of dollars in security upgrades since the september terrorist at
. >>> investigators in india say they're looking into every possible hostile group to find out who is responsible for the terrorist massacre in mumbai. three coordinated bombs exploded at the peak of the evening rush. witnesses describe seeing people covered in blood frantically seeking shelter. at least 17 people are dead. dozens more are injured. >>> shock and grief are rippling through a tight-knit brooklyn community after the horrific murder of an 8-year-old boy. thousands of mourners turned out for his funeral after his dismembered remains were found earlier. wabc jeff pegues has more on the suspect who confessed. >> reporter: as investigators press the suspect for answers a law enforcement source characterize levy aron's demeanor as cold and showing a lack of emotion despite being arrested and now charged with the gruesome murdede of 8-year-old leiby kletzky. right now investigators are building their case in hazardous suits. among the items removed a section of a refrigerator perhaps one of the most important pieces of evidence. police a aron led them to what was inside. >> when detectives
, north carolina. >>> in eastern india a snarling leopard mauled 11 people before corner and killed. tata a look at this video. armed with batons and tranquilizer guns they were helpless. at one point it jumped into the air and tackled a man knocking him off a wall. they beat him back with knife, sticks and stones. >> scary video, wow. >>> the search continues for the bodies of three youjs tourists swept over a 300-foot waterfall at yosemite. witnesses say they climbed over the guardrail to take pictures. a man and woman slipped in first then another man fell while trtrng to save them. all were college students visititi with their church group. >>> an equally scary spill into rushing waters near niagara fall has a happier ending. a woman reached down to touched the swirling water and fell in. she disappeared underwater but resurfaced and a tour boat tour pulled her out. she was unconscious but revived because the crew used cpr. >>> the tsa is installing new technolo technology. it will show only a generic outline instead of a body that was naked and will be used in 40 major airports. the
there are no injuries. damage estimated india -- in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. firefighters are placing booms in the water to make sure that there's no fuel leaking around. reporting live in southeast jummy olabanji, abc 7 news. >>> we want to turn to our other top story. the heatwave that's coming our way. dangerously hot weather moving into our area this week. >> a heat index of 112th. some cities are feeling the effects of the brutal conditions already. brianne carter joins us now from the national mall with what we can expect here. >> good morning. we are feeling a little bits of debris is right now. you will want to enjoy that while last now. it will not last long. we will start to move into dangerous temperatures later in the week. already people across the country are feeling this heat wave. the system sitting over the midwest right now will start to make its way into our region. there's a heat advisory -- there are heat advisory and warnings in place in 17 states from texas to michigan. people are doing all they can to beat the heat. in oklahoma city on sunday, another day of 1
suffer? the fda confiscated generics from this factory in india because they didn't meet safety standards. and recalled generics from a u.s. manufacturer because some of the pills were too big. still, the fda maintains generics are just as tested, just as safe, as name brands. >> the generic drug is the exact same chemical and the exact same milligram amount of the exact same active ingredient. these are the blockbuster drugs that have become generically available and the only difference is their lower cost. >> reporter: while generic medications are required to contain the exact same amount of active ingredients as the original, we learned something interesting today. the filler ingredients which is the thing that actually binds the medicine together, can be different. a very small number of patients have negative reactions to those fillers. they say if you take one of these knee generics and you have any kind of problem, call your doctor. >> you and i talked about the fact that with generics, a lot of them are white and they look alike. >> there are concern all these generics are going
india. >> plus, we will have a progress report on the new babies at the national zoo. >> a man is in custody this morning. 22-year old terron white kidnapped a mother and baby in baltimore last night. the chase moved onto the beltway. the mother and baby rolled out of the car. the mother was hurt. the baby was not. >>> former first lady betty ford will be laid to rest in michigan today. a public viewing will be held at the gerald ford presidential museum at grand rapids michigan. >>> marion berry's sun is facing drug charges. police say they found marijuana and pcp in christopher barry's apartment in may. he jumped out of the window to avoid police and was arrested when he returned. >>> commissioners are making in changes to their prayer policy. they propose to let leaders from monotheistic religions to offer the prayer. >>> a federal judge has ruled out a maryland state senator facing charges can temporarily leave the country. he will fly to nova scotia next month for an annual meeting. he is charged with accepting bribes and then lying to federal investigators. his trial is
that india's largest city is still vulnerable. caroline hawley, bbc news. >>> the president and congressional negotiators return to the debt negotiations table today after yesterday's meeting ended in confrontation. those in the meeting said that president obama announced enough is enough, we have to be willing to compromise, before walking out of the room. the moody's rating service is threatening to downgrade the nation's credit rating because of this crisis. >> both sides really locking horns. >>> new light is being shed on the problem of american kids and obesity. and two harvard doctors are weighing in. >> what they're saying about overweight children has just about everybody taking sides on this. abc's lana zach explans the controversy. >> reporter: thanks, peggy and daniel. it's really a radical idea and it's intended to get people talking about childhood obesity. in "the journal of the american medical association," two highly respected experts in the field are weighing in with this provocative question. should extremely obese children be pull friday their parents' home in order to sa
but will be plans stay on time? >> we continue to watch developments in the deadly attacks in india. details next. >> and more about the debt ceiling just a couple of weeks from now. more coming up a 6:00. allied and in hd this is abc 7 is a 6:00 on your side. >>> what a wild afternoon it has been for the weather. >> lightning and lots and lots of rain attack the region. the good news, though -- it is almost out of here, finally. store it 6:00, big stores followed by a big change in our weather. >> first, was left of the storms in the area. bob is in the weather center, and has the latest. those nasty storms are just about out of here? >> they really are. they are still to the south of folks around fredericksburg. here is the regional, our skin over the last couple of hours. you get an idea of that line
. keeping counterfeits off the shelves. in places like the u.s... tanzania... and india. smarter medicine is safer medicine. that's what i'm working on. i'm an ibmer. let's build a smarter planet. energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy developement comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly provididi decades of cleaner burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self contained well systems and using state of the art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment we are america's natural gas. >>> last week we told you how somalia is suffering an epic drought. mimiions of lives hang in the balance in what the united nations is calling the greatest humanitarian crisis on the planet right now. well, now there is new information as well about how terrorists are finding opportunity in this tragedy. abc was the first american network on the ground covering the story, and lama hasan joins us f
at the "news of the world." this time it was a top editor. >>> in india's financial capital mumbai is on high alert after three bombings rocked the city at rush hour. investigators are combing debris trying to determine which terror group is behind the attack, which killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 140. >>> and new evidence this morning that any recovery in the housing market is still a long way off. foreclosure activity actually rose by 4% last month compared to may. now analysts expect at least 800,000 homes will be repossessed this year alone. they say that number would be far higher, but banks are actually backed up trying to process all thehe defaults. >>> and finally, the academy awards of theports world. they are espn's espy awards complete with red carpet fashion and, oh, boy, was there a standout this year. giants star brian wilson is award crazy. he proved it. he was calling it a onesie. built-in gloves and his cougar cane and a beard where i do believe they have whole ecosystems yet to be discovered. >> it is a look. >> it is a look, yes. >> such a strong reaction. y
in india and by 2050 earth's population will explode to more than 9 billion thanks to medical advances in developing countries. >>> millions of americans who take extra strength tylenol are being told to cut back on their daily dosages. johnson & johnson will direct use attorneys take a maximum of only six pills a day instead of eight. >>> a surprise announcement from tiger woods, returning to competitive golf next week at the bridgestone invitational. he had been sidelined since reinjuring his knee and achil s achilles'. >>> the news we have been waiting for, at least i have. happy feet is heading home. you remember him. >> yay! >> the world's favorite emperor penguin, certainly, took that wrong turn and ended up in new zealand where it's considerably warmer. he was eating all the sand because he thought it was snow. they operated on him. after five weeks of tlc at a zoo in new zealands the big fatty has a clean bill of health. a few rocks left in him. he's picked up nine pounds and, yeah, he will be repatriated to antarctica. >> we have your next assignment. you got to put the wet s
is being conducted on a young girl in india spotted by a british tourist who said the girl resembles mccann now 8 years old. however, a french woman and her husband insist that they are the parents of the girl in question as the mccanns await those dna tests. >>> and now an extraordinary fight for life. a new york pilot crashed his small plane into one of the great lakes while flying to wisconsin. somehow he managed to stay afloat for almost a full day. you can say he was, george, buowed by among other things a profound sense of human. >> a minus. >> he was quieting, shaking because he was very cold. >> reporter: he is an incredible survivor twice over. 42-year-old michael trapp rescued from lake huron wednesday after treading water for a remarkable 17 hours. that after managing to successfully crash land his plane. it began during his flight from new york to wisconsin for a family reunion when his cessna's engine began to stall trapp ditched the plane in lake huron then he says heent into survival mode. first trying to signal passing boats by reflecting sunlight off his credit cards, t
a lot better. >> good call. >>> now to india where a frightened and hissing leopard mauled 11 villagers before it was cornered and killed. at one point the big cat bared its fangs and leapt through the air, tackling a man and knocking him down. the leopard held its ground against wildlife officials carrying batons and tranquilizer guns. finally villagers managed to beat back the cat using knives stones and batons. >> you always tease me for not liking animals. >>> 200 million americans are bracing for another day of blistering heat and humidity now blamed for nearly two dozen deaths. today's danger zone spans two dozen states from the plains to the east coast. abc's matt gutman is in chicago where conditions there have been downright unbearable. >> reporter: chicago's being called an urban heat island. the blazing sun and merciless humidity are cooking this city. >> it's serious out here. >> reporter: it was torturous across half the country and dangerous. in chicago the heat index of 110 degrees stirred memories of 1995, when a heat wave here killed over 700 people. in these conditions
was discussing attacks on european hotels similar to the recent attack in mumbai, india. >>> in norway, police are facing some fierce criticism over their response to last friday's bombing and shooting rampage. an elite unit took more than 90 minutes to reach gunman anders breivik who killed 68 people. they couldn't get to thth islan quickly because norway has only one police helicopter and all chopper pilots were actually away on vacation. one critic called the response "a bit of keystone kops." >>> the other shoe has dropped in the case of congressman david wu. first the oregon democrat announced he would not seek re-election after he was accused of an unwanted sexual encounter by an 18-year-old daughter of a campaign donor. now the congressman says he will resign as soon as the debt ceiling crisis is resolved. >> reporter: the writing is on the door at congressman wu's district office in downtown portland. a note telling reporters to call a number that was busy all day long. is anybody from the office going to make any statement, would anybody be available to go on camera? >> no, we don't h
a village in eastern india. it mauled 11 people and at one point as you can see pounced on a man's back. eventually the locals were able to beat it back with knives and sticks and stones. we see those photos. remarkably, though, dave and robin, no one was seriously injured. so the jaws opened as he was on that man's back. it is a common problem as villagers push deeper and deeper into what was forest. >> josh, thank you. >>> back outside. another check -- >> with the only man that looks cool. >> good morning, robin, david, josh. to the boards, a lot to talk about. there are now 32 states under heat watches or warnings. it has spread into the mid-atlantic. large population centers that may or may not be ready to handle this kind of heat. terror get it. it is the heat and humidity. your index level, 113, 112 in raleigh and, yes, dallas, you're used to it. it feels like 111 today. the big deal is the heat. hazy sunshine to start our morning and it will be steamy today. you can see the haze in the air arlington right now. 81 degrees in the district right now. upper 70's for the most part ri
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